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Tuesday, November 22,1927
~ Mi*. ELBERT S. PEEL. Editor
Returns to Wilson
Mrs. J. S. Collins returned to Wil
son Sunday after spending a week
here with Mr. Collins and Mrs. J. H.
Spends Week End Here
Miss Elizabeth Collins, of New
Bern, spent the week end with her
father, Mr. J. S. Collins, at the Britt
Visits Friends Here
Miss Mary Etheridge Rhea, of
Windsor, spent the week end with
friends at the Britt Hotel.
Spend Sunday in Tarboro
Messrs. B. S. Courtney, J. W. An
derson, J. H. Britt, and J. S. Col
lins spent Sunday afternoon in Tar
Visits sister Here
Miss (Catherine Fletcher, of Kin
ston, spent the week end here with
her sister, Miss Mary Fletcher.
Spend Week End Here
Misses Susie and Mary Me
lissa Andrews, of Blackstone Col
lege, Blackstone, Va., spent the week
end here with their parents and re
turned to school yesterday.
Visits Mr. and Mrs. Dunning
Willard F. Thomas, of Lynch
burg, i' a., spent the week end with
Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Dunning.
To Spend Thanksgiving Here
Mr. and Mrs. S. S. Lawrence and
children, Daisy and Simon, jr., of
Wilson, will spend the Thanksgiving
holiday here with Mr. and Mrs. W.
Will Arrive Tomorrow
Miss Evelyn Harrison will arrive
tomorrow from Louisburg College to
spend Thanksgiving with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Harrison.
She will return to school Friday.
To Visit Here
James Morrissette Pendleton will
arrive tomorrow from Elizabeth
C ity to s[>end Thanksgiving with his
sister and brother, Mrs. C. H. God
win, and Major Andrew Pendleton,
STATEMENT OF THE CONDITION OF THE §
Farmers and Merchants Bank
. AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS NOVEMBER 14TH, 1927 • |
RESOURCES LIABILITIES . |
Loans and discounts „... $477,255.81 Capital ' ' $100,000.00
Trade acceptances ....... i.. 46,605.17 •' Surplus * ' . - ' 5,000.00 * W
Liberty bonds 84,450.00 Undivided profits 5,304.61
Other stocks and bonds 65,900.00 Bills payable NONE $$
Banking house and fixtures ' 16,240.51 DEPOSITS 755,254.29 >g
Other real estate 19,103.53 $5
Cash and due from banks 156,003.88 * ©
Total J. I ; $865,558.90 Total ' : $865,558.90 - • &
WE ARE PROUD OF THE ABOVE STATEMENT AND WISH TO THANK ALL WHOHAVE MADE IT POSSIBLE. |
WE ARE READY, WILLING AND ABLE TO RENDER ANY SERVICE CONSISTENTWITH HONEST BANKING PRINCIPLES. |
r DIRECTORS '' ' I
* F. U. BARNES C. D. CARSTARPHEN J. EASON LILLEY ' ffi
R. W. SALSBURY JAVAN ROGERS . . JNO. D BIGGS C. D. CARSTARPHEN, Jr. jg
Deposits Compared 1
- NOVEMBER 14, 1924 - - - $438,029.42 i
NOVEMBER 14,1925 - - - $606,873X1 §
• , NOVEMBER 14,1926 -- - $664,128.14 ' ' 1
NOVEMBER 14, 1927 - - - $755,254.61 J
Returns From Northern Trip
Warren Biggs has returned from
a business trip to New York, Phila
delphia, and Baltimore. '
In Town Sunday
Solicitor Walter Small, of Eliza
beth City, was in town Sunday.
Elder Hassell in Raleigh
Elder Sylvester Hassell is in Ra
leigh visiting his son, Mr. Frank i
Hassell, and family.
Returns To Rocky Mount
H. B. Wyatt left yesterday for 1
Rocky Mount after spending sotne
time here. He is construction man
ager for S. S. Tolar & Son, of Rocky
Mount, who built the new fertilizer
factory here and has many friends
who regret his departure.
To Go To Virginia Beach
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Frank and
a party of friends will spend Thanks
giving at Virginia Beach.
Leave for Pineville
Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Cunningham
and sons, George and Ned, will leave
tomorrow for Pineville, where they
will visit his mother during the
Thanksgiving holiday. Mrs. Rena
Cunningham, his mother, will return
with them to spend several months.
Spends Sunday Here
. Miss Sophie, Little, of Pactolua,.
spent Sunday with her aunt, Mrs.
W. E. Warren, and Dr. Warren.
I Spend Sunday Here
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Moye and
little daughter, of Maury, spent Sun
day with Mr. and Mrs. Moye.
Visits Mr. and Mrs. Bradley ,
Miss Hattie Herndon, of/ Aurora,
spent the seek-end with Mr. and
Mrs. Raleigh Bradley.
Spend Week End Here
Mr. and Mrs. Zeb Brinson, of
Stokes, spent the week end with Mr.
and Mrs. Milton Moye and Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Manning, jr.
Here From Pinetown
Mr. W. C. Wallace, of Pinetown,
was in town yesterday on business.
- To „
Dr. and Mrs. Saunders
Entertain at Bridge
Last Thursday evening, from 8:30
until 12 o'clock, Dr. and Mrs. J. H.
Saunders entertained with two tables
of bridge, complimentary to Miss
Carrie Dell White and. Mr. Calno
Louden, whose marriage took place
Mrs. Stuart Early made high score
and was given a pair of hose, and
Miss White was given a string of
A salad course was served.
Those present were the guests of,
honor, Dr. and Mrs. J. S. Rhodes.!
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Early, and Mr.
Gives Shower for
Miss Vivian Peele
Mrs. John Gray Peele entertained!
at her home Friday afternoon with
a shower in honor of Miss Vivian
The home was beautifully decor
ated with cut flowers, autumn leaves,
and pines, making a color scheme of
green and gold. The guests were
met at the door by Mrs. John M.
Peele, a recent bride, and invited to
the living room. After an hour of
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| music was enjoyed, the guests were
i urkey favor with the following an
small turkey with the ronowlng an
nouncement, "V. D. P. to J. G. 1.,
November 23rd, ,r was presented to
each; A salad course and hot choco
late was served.
The guests were then asked to,
follow the bride-to-be and Mrs. El
bert Manning to the receiving room.
An umbrella was raised over the
bride-elect by Mrs. Manning atod
lots of pretty and useful gifts
showered upon her.
There were about twenty-five
Mrs. Martin Entertains
Mrs. Wheeler Martin entertained
with ten tables of bridge at her home
Friday afternoon, complimentary ,to
Miss Carrie Dell White, bride-elect.
The lovely home was thrown en suite
and fall flowers and shaded lights
added to the usual attracitveness of
the home. ,
Miss White was given a pair of
silver tongs for guest prize and at
lithe same time she was given a pretty
11 silver 9Ugar and cream set, a gi(t of
ijthe choir of the Memorial Baptist
• I Mrs. F. U. Barnes made high
, score for the guests, and she was giv
i |en a piece of lingerie.
•; The hostess served a delicious fruit
. salad with sandwiches, pickles,
i cheese straws, and salted almonds.
[ The favors and place cards were sug-
gestive of a wedding.
\s4rs. Martin had as her guests
about forty Williamston people be
sides the guest of honor and Mes
dames C. J. Rhea, C. J. Sawyer, Gat
ling, and Holly Bell, of Windsor.
Of interest to a number of friends
in this city and county and to a num
ber of tobacconists of this and other
States was the marriage of Miss Car
rie Dell White and Mr. Calno Lou
den, of Madison, Ind., which took
place Saturday evening at 5 o'clock
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
W» Manning , on Church Street,
where the bride has made her home
for several years. Rev. C. H. Dickey
pastor of the Memorial Baptist
ChurcW* took the vows. The cere
mony, characterized by its simplicity,
was witnessed by only a few intimate
friends of the bride.
Mrs. J. H. Saunders rendered the
wedding music, and Mrs. J. S.
Rhodes sang very sweetly "Because."
They both were gowned m black
satin dresses and black hats and
wore shoulder bouquets of sweet
peas and roses.
Following the minister were the
bride and groom, the groom meeting
the bride at the foot of the winding
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stairway. The bride wore a light
tan crepe back satin dress, modeled
by Irene Castle, with hat and slices
to match. She carried a cortege of
sunset roses and valley lilies. Im
mediately after the ceremony they
left by motor for Carrolton, Ky.,
where Mr. Louden will be on the to
bacco market until March.
Mrs. Louden, who is the daugh
ter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W. R.
White, is one of the finest young wo
men of Williamston and is known
for her personal charm and ability.
She has been active in the religious
and social life of the town and, al
ways assisting in any work for her
church, town, and community, she
will be' greatly missed while she and
her husband are in other States. -For
several years she has been organist
of the Baptist Church, and she will
be greatly missed there. The num
erous social events given lor her since
her engagement has been announced
attest her wide popularity.
Mr. Louden, who is a native of
Indiana, has spent much time in
North Carolina as a tobacco buyer
for R. ). Reynolds and iw is highly
regarded by all who know him for
his m; ny admirable Me is
■a world 'war veteran, having seen
much service at the front.
For Miss White
Mrs. C. A. Harrison entertained
i Thursday afternoon with a handker
chief shower for Miss TTarrie Dell
| White, whose -marriage took place
Punch was served the guests .up
on their arrival, and then they were
I asked t6 engage in a musical ro
;mance. an unique content, in which'
;the story applied tor Miss 'White's
J marriage was 'filled in with titles to
, favorite old spffgs. Mrs. John W.
| Manning played a line of each song
and much merriment was caused by
; the-contestants fail ns remember
i the , song titles, they had heard all
, their, lives, Mis. A. R. Dunning won
land she was.given a ptetty har.dket-
I chief. There "'as another attractive
contest before the slrnins of Men
delssohn's Wedding March were
heard, and little Miss Blanche Har
trison, sjres?ed as t timer girl,
| marched in to .the brkV-elycf, with
ja' lovely bouquet front which hung
' dozens otVevijuisite h'Vlidfce,"chiefs.
The hostess ?,r,ed ice-cream wilh
whipped cream. nt|! i and cherries
;over it. fruit eke. and sdud pecans.